ALANYA STYLE LEMONATE
Chop the 5 lemons with their shells. Rub lemon slices with 1 cup of sugar and leave it aside for a while.
Melt the remaining sugar in warm water. Squeeze out the juice of 5 lemons and 1 orange. Mix dissolved sugar in water, lemon juice and orange juice. Squeeze out the juice of lemon which you currently sliced and rubbed with sugar and add its juice to the mixture.
Add the roasted peanuts before serving.
Bon Appetit… !
A traditional beverage of Alanya.
( Key point from Fatma Toksöz: Make sure that you add the orange juice. It both helps to get rid of somewhat astringent taste and to regulate the color. )
2 cups of granulated sugar
6 glasses of water
The main ingredients of this recipe are produced in Alanya.